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STEVE BRAGG TOURNAMENT

Birmingham over 50’s sent a representative team to a tournament to celebrate the life of Hartshill player Steve Bragg who unfortunately lost his life 12 months ago. Drawn in group against Chesterton, Bedworth and Leicester, Birmingham found it difficult to breakdown the oppositions defence losing to Bedworth 1-0 and drawing their other two games 0-0, […]

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SUPER GOUGHIE GOAL BALLISTIC MANN’S FINISHING IS PRECOCIOUS

    Birmingham over 50’s 9 REDDITCH UNITED 0   Ian Gough and Kevin Mann both struck hat tricks as Birmingham comfortably beat Redditch in their first competitive game, after 10 minutes Gough had helped himself to a hat trick and an assist as Birmingham led 4-0, further goals before half time , A Rob […]

THE RAY USHER CUP – BWFC V COLESHILL 4-0 WIN

Birmingham travelled to Coleshill to play a 9 a side game in The Ray Usher Cup series on the impressive Packington Avenue all weather pitch. Due to last minute drop outs, Ewan and Roger were recruited from the Tuesday session at the club for their competitive debuts and both acquitted themselves with credit. Coleshill started […]

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WINTER SHIELD WINNERS 15/4/17

  Last Saturday BWFC over 60’s played in their final game of the Winter Shield against Hartshill. The team WON 1-0! A game that was a credit to both sides and to Over 60s Walking Football with hardly a foul and played in great spirit and well refereed. Hartshill started strongly, clearly smarting from losing […]

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EFL WALKING FOOTBALL TOURNAMENT – RUNNERS UP (QUALIFIED FOR NATIONAL FINALS) 19/4/17

  Birmingham’s over 50’s travelled to Derby Arena to play in the English Football League Trust competition invited by Kidderminster Harriers as winners of their Christmas tournament, the major National tournament with over 70 entrants from League sides   has a prize of playing in the final at Bodymoor Heath in June. Drawn in a […]

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LADIES SESSION TIME CHANGE!

PLEASE NOTE LADIES THAT AS OF 7TH APRIL THE WALKING FOOTBALL FRIDAY SESSION WILL BE AT THE SLIGHTLY EARLIER TIME OF 7:45 – 9:00PM LOOK FORWARD TO SEEING YOU THERE!  

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COMEBACKS, SHOOT OUTS AND INTER CLUB RIVALRIES – PEOPLES CUP

    Birmingham Over 50’s had two representative in the semi final of this year’s peoples Cup semi final, but with only one team allowed to progress to the final, something had to give. Birmingham Blues started their fixtures against the Port Vale, a dream start with goals from Kev Reid and Simon Dyer, meant […]

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BWFC Walsall Tournament Winners

A seventh consecutive tournament win for Birmingham’s over 50’s proved excellent preparation for the Semi final of the FA Peoples Cup this Saturday, A competition to celebrate the life of one of Walsall’s Walking Footballers Dean Welborn saw two teams entered from the Beechcroft based club. Mixed fortunes ensued, Birmingham Whites lifting the trophy whilst Birmingham […]

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Easy Fundraising Success

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LADIES SESSION SUCCESS

Last Friday saw the introduction of our womens only walking football session. 17, yes 17 ladies turned up to play! Ladies who had never kicked a football in their lives, ladies who don’t do any regular excercise, ladies who had always stood on the sideline watching their kids play rocked up to give the game a […]